LIL’ RUGGERS was born out of a FUNdamental need to introduce best skills and best practices to our youngest, most important group of people… those between the ages of 5 and 11.
For many years now, Upright Rugby have introduced and up-skilled many players across Ontario from U8 to U18 by providing a rich curriculum for kids that takes into consideration the various fundamental movement skills, and techniques required for kids to be successful.
NOW… we are excited to announce our Lil’ Ruggers program that will introduce rugby to newcomers and refine skills of “seasoned veterans” in order to facilitate a fun, safe, enjoyable learning experience.
Overview: Mission/Vision for Lil’ Ruggers
Our program is designed to compliment the fantastic initiative of Rookie Rugby by Rugby Canada in order to provide children the opportunity for increased exposure to the sport of rugby.
Our goal is to support Rugby Canada and the various governing bodies of rugby across Canada in their efforts to increase participation and the introduction of this fun, fast game for kids, with the hopes of making their rugby experience a life-long pursuit.
We want to be a conduit for the many great rugby clubs across the provinces. From individual, to club, to country… Upright Rugby Canada wants to make rugby better one player at a time.
Optimal Learning Environment
Our policy is to provide a low coach:child ratios of no more than 1:12 for individualized growth, it fosters listening skills, sharing and communication, in a safe, non-contact and FUN way through a variety of collaborative and cooperative games and activities.